Category Archives: Music

Big space outside my little space

I always love it when I spend time in another place with other people, especially if they live very different lives. This week-end was one of those times. I spent the week-end on a farming property in rural Victoria. Gum … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Rosalie Ham and ‘The Dressmaker’

Today I saw the film ‘The Dressmaker’ and I loved it. Quite a few years ago I read Rosalie Ham’s book ‘The Dressmaker’ and I loved that too. So I couldn’t wait to see this depiction on the big screen. … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Trams in the distance

The noise, just enough to resonate within my brain, then it’s gone I don’t think about the tram until the sound repeats seven minutes or even nine later rumbling, clanging, scraping familiar and comforting The background noise it comes and … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Do we take ourselves too seriously?

Recently at the funeral of a lovely ninety-three year old woman, I was particularly taken by one of the many beautiful, funny and endearing comments made about her. One of the things said about her was that she had ‘the ability to … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Lazy days, well maybe not!

It’s slightly off-season in this beautiful seaside resort, only those with time to spare are here. The view from the third floor balcony is idyllic. Palm trees, lush green manicured gardens and then, as if that’s not enough, lapping at … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Inspiration

Sometimes it takes a fellow writer to pass from this world in order to hear the story behind the person. Today, I heard a story about a wonderful woman, whom I am sorry to say, I didn’t know well enough. A fellow writer … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | 2 Comments

‘Poets at the Pub’

Every now and again I’m stopped in my tracks! Last Monday evening in Broken Hill, Australia, we went along to the ‘Black Lion Pub’ to experience a night of poetry by a group of three rather different but amazing blokes. George … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life, Music, People, Relationships, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment